Easy Reader Staff

Dirty Hippie Radio: Listen Up, This Is Sand Section’s Time

If you’ve never heard of Sand Section, you might throw on their album and say, “Whoa, where’d these guys come from?” Well, they came from your backyard. Manhattan Beach-based Sand Section has released their debut album, “Truth Over Harmony,” and it sounds like they’ve been recording in the studio for years. I give their virgin […]

 Easy Reader Staff

In Sickness and in Health

Margaret Lazzari doesn’t simply paint isolated subjects, but over several years will delve into different themes, the result being that her oeuvre consists of numerous significant portfolios. There’s the Re-Inventions of Beauty series, the Floating series, the Cancer series, and the Wild Biology series. Each one seems to have accompanied or been precipitated by a life-changing moment in which the artist, now 56, found herself.

 Easy Reader Staff

Have cello, will travel

The term musical genius is thrown around a bit easily. But in the unusual case of Dave Eggar, it actually applies.

 Randy Angel

Beach Cities Sports

Baseball Registration is available for South Bay Surf Summer Baseball Camps which run from July through Aug. 20 at the El Camino College baseball field. Each camp is open to players 7-14 and is held Mon.-Fri. from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Fee: $150. Directors are ECC assistant coaches Shane Schumaker and Tony Asaro with […]

 Easy Reader Staff

Dirty Hippie Radio: Sunsets, Suds, and Sounds

Dirty Hippie Radio lauds the enduring joys of Naja’s and one of its resident bands, Urban Dread, and previews the World Music Festival beginning next week at the Lighthouse.

 Mark McDermott

Theater Review: South Pacific

The Lincoln Center’s Tony Award winning production of South Pacific arrives in Los Angeles.

 Mark McDermott

Six angry records: Local H

Before there was the White Stripes or the Black Keys, another two-man band pounded its way across the airwaves: Local H, who play Brixton Friday night.

 Easy Reader Staff

The Darlings get warped

South Bay punk band The Darlings earns a ticket onto this summer’s Vans Warped Tour, along with local legends Pennywise.